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Transporters as Targets for Drugs

  • Editors
  • Susan Napier
  • Matilda Bingham
  • In each volume an overview chapter introduces the newcomer to the topic covered

  • Series covers hot topics of frontier research summarized by reputed scientists in the field

  • Review series is topic related

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Part of the Topics in Medicinal Chemistry book series (TMC, volume 4)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Matilda Bingham, Susan Napier
    Pages 1-13
  3. Aina W. Ravna, Georg Sager, Svein G. Dahl, Ingebrigt Sylte
    Pages 15-51
  4. Gavin A. Whitlock, Mark D. Andrews, Alan D. Brown, Paul V. Fish, Alan Stobie, Florian Wakenhut
    Pages 53-94
  5. Gunnar Antoni, Jens Sörensen, Håkan Hall
    Pages 155-186
  6. Robert Gilfillan, Jennifer Kerr, Glenn Walker, Grant Wishart
    Pages 223-247
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 249-253

About this book


M. Bingham • S. Napier: Overview: Transporters as Targets for Drug Discovery

I. Sylte • A.W. Ravna • G. Sager • S.G. Dahl: Membrane Transporters: Structure, Function and Targets for Drug Design

G.A. Whitlock • M.D. Andrews • A.D. Brown • P.V Fish • A. Stobie • F. Wakehut: Design of Monoamine Reuptake Inhibitors – SSRIs, SNRIs and NRIs

A. Hauck Newman • J.L. Katz: Atypical Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors that Provide Clues About Cocaine’s Mechanism at the Dopamine Transporter

Z. Chen • J. Yang • P. Skolnick: The Design, Synthesis and Structure-Activity Relationship of Mixed Serotonin, Norepinephrine and Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors

G. Antoni • J. Sörensen • H. Hall: Molecular Imaging of Transporters with Positron Emission Tomography

R. Bridges • S.A. Patel: Pharmacology of Glutamate Transport in the CNS: Substrates and Inhibitors of Excitatory Amino Acid Transporters (EAATs) and the Glutamate/Cystine Exchanger System xc

R. Gilfillan • J. Kerr G. • Walker • G. Wishart: Glycine Transporters and Their Inhibitors


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